Tag: Payments

iZettle raises €60m in funding


Payments technology firm iZettle has raised an €60m in venture capitalist funding in a recent round. The purpose of the cash will be to further develop the company in Europe and Latin America. In the past year iZettle has developed its product in the past year by adding loyalty features and acquiring the firm intelligentpos. […]

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BHIM app to make India the first cashless society


Here in the UK when we speak of India we may look upon them as a country which is not as highly developed as the UK. That could be a mistake however, in a country renowned for their technical know-how (tons of computer programming is outsourced to India), they could also become the first truly […]

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Google is gunning for digital payments in India


India is increasingly looking like the most important frontier for ecommerce and digital payments in the world right now. Amazon is investing heavily and Google too is looking to the sub-continent for profits. Google is going great guns on payments in India. There are more than a billion people there, after all. Google India CEO […]

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PayPal reveals Citibank and FIS partnerships

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Paypal has announced new partnerships with Citibank and fintech firm FIS. This follows on from deals struck with Visa and MasterCard earlier in the year. The aim is to further bolster Paypal mobile capability and enhance their mobile wallet capability by making it available to more customers. Jim Magats, PayPal VP of payments product and […]

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PayPal launches new dedicated business app

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Perhaps not before time, PayPal has launched a new app specifically for businesses, honed to the needs of business users. You can find out more and download the app here. So what can it do that the standard PayPal app can’t? The landing page is short on exact details, so if you do download it […]

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FinTech Connect Live, London: 6&7/12/16


If you’re interested in FinTech (financial technology) and innovation in the payments space, then this conference coming up in December will be of interest. It’s called FinTech Connect Live and is being held on 6th and 7th of December in London at ExCel. To find out more and book a place, check out the website […]

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Payments firm Adyen expands with WeChat


Payments company Adyen, used by Uber, Facebook and Netflix, has announced that it has added WeChat Pay to its portfolio of local payment methods. It is the first major payment service provider to offer WeChat Pay on a global scale, enabling businesses to access 400 million Chinese shoppers. 15% of China’s total population is expected […]

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Meltdown left Asda shoppers unable to pay


We are all quick to moan like mad when PayPal falls over or an eBay glitch prevents buyers from completing purchases. Life could be worse though, this Sunday a glitch stopped all 626 Asda stores from taking card payments and they had to deal directly with hordes of irate customers trying to do their monthly […]

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iZettle has launched intelligentpos in Germany


With the help of intelligentpos, iZettle is now able to provide small businesses across Germany with an integrated payment and point of sale solution that allows them to take card payments and use numerous features on the point of sale app to help them manage and grow their businesses. This is the first time that […]

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Etsy selects Adyen for global payments


Payments firm Adyen, who also power payments for Uber, Facebook and Netflix and others, have announced a partnership with online marketplace Etsy. The deal covers the United States, Europe and other markets where Etsy operates marketplaces for 1.7 million sellers. Under the collaboration Etsy buyers globally can continue to pay using their preferred local currencies […]

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